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Appeal following arson in Norton

Posted on in Local appeals

  It happened at the rear of a property on Scarborough Road, Norton, between 10pm and 11.30pm on 2 February 2017, when a small caravan was set on fire. We are conducting enquiries and are requesting the public’s assistance to help determine the full circumstances surrounding the incident. Anyone with information that could assist the […]

Appeal following theft from elderly man’s home in Whitby

Posted on in Local appeals

On Wednesday 18 January 2017 between 6pm and 7pm, a man in his 80s was followed as he walked from his friend’s house on Helredale Road, Whitby to his home address on Corners Terrace, Whitby. A car drew alongside him and the driver engaged him in conversation whilst on Church Street before parking outside The Fleece […]

Suspected stolen property recovered in Ryedale – is it yours?

Posted on in Local appeals

Over the past 2 weeks items of property have been recovered by Police in the Ryedale area. These items include a petrol generator, handheld cement mixer, hydraulic nail gun, a small air compressor and an angle grinder. Police ask that local tradespeople and residents check their own property and tools are where they should be […]